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  • Dripping Springs Rodeo 2024

    Get ready to kick off summer with a wild ride at the Dripping Springs Rodeo Memorial Day Weekend! Dust off your cowboy boots and join us for heart-pounding bull riding, thrilling barrel racing, and jaw-dropping roping competitions! Plus, enjoy delicious food, shopping, and family fun all weekend long! Free events during the day and ticketed entry for the evening Rodeo.
    May 24-26  
    Dripping Springs Ranch Park Event Center
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    Diana Kennedy Centennial Celebration

    Hear from close associates and friends of the late Diana Kennedy, who was sometimes referred to as the "Julia Child of Mexico" (but she preferred the "Mick Jagger of Mexican cuisine."). See selections from her personal collection, including cookbooks, research papers, and correspondence. The Diana Kennedy Collection is part of UT-San Antonio’s renowned Mexican cookbook collection, the nation's largest. Proceeds go to the Diana Kennedy Cookbook Endowment, to ensure the collection is preserved and available for future generations of students, researchers, and chefs.
    Sun., March 5, 4-6pm. $45.  
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      Holi 2023: Blossoming Into New Beginnings

      The Hindu Students Association at UT-Austin welcomes one and all to celebrate Holi, commonly known as the Festival of Colors, to welcome the arrival of spring and the possibilities of new beginnings. The celebration includes throwing rang (colored powder) while singing and dancing, and the rang is provided, so come on down!
      Sun., March 5, 1-4pm  
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      Texas Roller Derby Wreck League

      Get off the sidelines and into the action with TXRD, who welcome intermediate to advanced skaters with the ability to stop and fall safely to skate with them in a special series. A public bout will be held April 30.
      Sundays, March 5-April 23, 6-8pm. $15/session; $80 for all eight.  
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      "Tangible/Nothing"

      In the first reinstallation of the collection galleries since it opened in 2019, Ruby City will present an exhibit of artwork from the Linda Pace collection by national and international artists.
      Through July 30, 2023  
      Ruby City, San Antonio
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      "Texas Governors and Their Times, 1846-1946"

      This exhibit showcases materials from the State Archives documenting the official work and daily business of the state’s chief executive spanning 100 years. Can't visit in person? It's available to explore online.
      Sept. 19, 2022-May 15, 2023. Free.
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      ATX Walk Bike Roll Feedback Needed

      The city is seeking feedback on its plans guiding how urban trails, sidewalks, crosswalks, and bike lanes are built.
      Through March 20
      Online
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      Barton Creek Farmers Market

      A great selection of local farmers bringing fabulous pastured meats, eggs, dairy, vegetables, and fruits, plus prepared-food vendors, artisans, bakers, and of course, live music.
      Sundays, 9am-1pm. Free.  
      4805 Hwy. 290 W., Sunset Valley (Kohl's parking lot)
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      Buddhist Meditations for World Peace

      Resident teacher Noreen Flack will guide quiet morning meditation classes to explore Buddha’s advice for developing inner peace.
      Sundays, 11am. $12; $6 for seniors/students.
      Kadampa Meditation Center Austin, 1918 Bissel
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      Cinderella

      This enchanting musical fairy tale will put a spell on audiences of all ages. In partnership with Deaf Austin Theatre and performed simultaneously in English and American Sign Language, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella showcases favorite tunes and plenty of stage magic.
      Through March 5  
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      Cistern Experiential Tours

      Take a 30-minute tour of the former underground drinking water reservoir built in 1926 and experience the cavern’s calming space and unusual architecture.
      Wed.-Sun., 11am-5pm. $10.
      Houston
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      Climbing National Team Trials & Paraclimbing Nationals

      Austin's newest climbing gym hosts the competitions, and spectators are welcome at several events. Here's your chance to scope out the new spot for climbers in advance of its public opening March 7.
      March 2-3 & 5. $20.  
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      Community Hours at Thinkery

      Thinkery provides admission by donation as part of its Open Door Initiative, created to give every child a chance to explore STEAM concepts and develop a lifelong love of learning, regardless of means.
      Sundays, 3-5pm; Tuesdays, 3-7pm  
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      Courtyard Yoga

      Start a new Sunday ritual with an hourlong vinyasa yoga class kicking off with CBD capsules from Redeemer Small Batch and followed by CBD-infused mimosas, frosé, or lattes.
      Jan. 22, Feb. 5 & 19, and March 5, 11am. Free, but RSVP.  
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      Creek Show Call for Ideas

      Waterloo Greenway welcomes Austin’s creative community to submit ideas for light-based art installations to be displayed at Creek Show this November, which is always a luminous experience. Designers from a wide variety of disciplines are encouraged to submit ideas. See photos from last year's "Creek Show" here.
      Through March 10. Free.  
      Apply online
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      Cute AF Handcrafted + Vintage Market

      Get your shop on at the cutest rainbow house in town with an array of fab local artisans, makers, and vintage collectors. A portion of vendor fees will go to Out Youth.
      Sun., March 5, 11am-3pm  
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      Dallas Blooms

      The largest floral show in the Southwest features 500,000 spring blooms, plus azaleas and Japanese cherry trees.
      Feb. 25-April 16
      Dallas
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      Dr. Seuss's The Cat in the Hat

      Everyone’s favorite cat comes to mischievous life in ZACH Theatre’s production of the Dr. Seuss classic.
      Feb. 24-April 23. Fri., Feb. 24, 7pm; Sat.-Sun., 2pm  
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      Drawing & Painting Classes for Kids

      Calling all mini Monets! Registration is now open for afterschool and weekend art classes with professional artist and educator Amanda Jones, teaching students ages 8-18. Professional illustrator Carly Dennis also offers a special weekly class for younger artists.
      Ongoing. $122.50-160 monthly.  
      607 W. St Johns #10
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      Dungeons & Dragons Night

      Pinballz offers themed rooms, tavern music, an interactive drink menu, and more to help immerse you in the campaign experience.
      Sundays, 6pm-close  
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      Emergency Preparedness Calendar Contest

      The city's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management will feature student artwork in the 2024 Emergency Preparedness Calendar. Central Texas students in kindergarten through eighth grade are invited to create art to be considered for the calendar, which will be distributed at libraries and available for download online.
      Deadline: March 31. Winners announced in April
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      Field of Light Hosting Immersive Sound Bath Experience

      A collaborative sound immersion experience with Kim Neater and Jackie Burrow from Workhouse Wellness to get grounded and energized for the week ahead.
      Sun., March 5, 12 & 26, 7-9pm. $39.
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      Field of Light Hosting Silent Disco

      Listen to curated playlists as you peruse the stunning display of 28,000 lights at the wildflower center. While supplies last, 100 complimentary headsets will be available.
      Through March 31. Fri.-Sun., 6-8:30pm. $41 and up.
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      Fitness Classes With Stronger Austin

      Stronger Austin offers a variety of virtual fitness classes from chair yoga to kickboxing to Zumba, with something bound to fit in everyone's schedule. All you need to do is register and RSVP online!
      January to May. Free.  
      Virtual
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      Flood Safety Contest

      Kids in sixth through 12th grade are invited to create a 30-second PSA about flood safety, with winners to be announced in individual, foreign language, and team categories.
      Deadline: March 31. Winners announced April 7
      Apply online
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      Free Tax Preparation

      Certified volunteers offer free tax prep from AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, with service by appointment and walk-ins welcome at many sites. No age or income level restrictions, and no AARP membership required.
      Through April 18. Free.  
      Various locations
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      Fresh for Less Mobile Markets

      This program from the city of Austin, run by Farmshare Austin, has opened new market locations. There are now six weekly markets around town that sell Texas-grown produce, eggs, honey, and other groceries all at reduced prices. Most major cards are accepted at these markets and if you are a SNAP customer, you can also use your Lone Star card and Double Up Food Bucks. Locations and schedules are subject to change, so check the current info online to find one near you.
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      Geeks Who Drink Trivia

      Weekly trivia games for prizes, covering everything from Hungary to The Hunger Games, science to sports, the Billboard Hot 100 to Better Call Saul.
      Sundays, 7pm. Free.  
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      Girl Guitar's Sweet 16 Showcase

      "Best of Austin" winner for Music Instruction celebrates its 16th birthday at the classic blues joint with live music, drinks, and a raffle.
      Sun., March 5, 11am-5pm  
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      Grounded Yoga

      Start your Sunday with a restoration of body, mind, and soul. Mats, towels, and water provided.
      Sundays, 10am. Free, but RSVP.  
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      H-E-B Free First Sunday

      Explore the story of Texas through three floors of exhibits showcasing artifacts from around the state.
      First Sundays, 10am-5pm. Free.  
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      Icehouse Week

      Join a local tradition in San Antonio by dropping by a neighborhood ice house to meet new friends and try a local brew.
      Through March 5
      San Antonio
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      Oyster Fest

      Celebrate the local harvest of the saltwater bivalve mollusks along with parades, music, crafts, and other coastal foods.
      Thu.-Sun, March 2-5
      Fulton
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      Pick Your Own Strawberries and Tulips

      Pick a basket of fresh strawberries or tulips, enjoy the farm animals and games, and don’t forget to try the homemade ice cream.
      Thu.-Tue., through mid-May
      Sweet Berry Farm, Marble Falls
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      Pippi Longstocking

      Kids of all ages will enjoy this play about the scrappy 9-year-old in mismatched stockings and her animal friends.
      Feb. 18-March 12. Sat.-Sun., 11am & 1pm  
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      Quanah Parker Exhibit: One Man, Two Worlds

      Using 46 rare photographs, this exhibit tells the story of Cynthia Ann and Quanah Parker as the mother and son made their way through a changing world.
      Jan. 14-April 15
      Temple
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      Sherwood Forest Faire

      Come to be entertained, stay for the food, and return often to browse the artisan market.
      March 4-April 23. Sat.-Sun., 10am-dusk; and Fri., March 17  
      McDade
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      St. Edward's Baseball

      Vs. Cameron University.
      March 3-5. Fri. & Sun., 1pm; Sat., noon (doubleheader)  
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      Texas State Parks Photo Contest

      Capture your adventures at Texas State Parks. Explore a new trail, discover a cool critter, or catch an awesome sunset, then submit your pics or tag them on social media (#TexasStateParks and #TexasParks100) to win parks passes or H-E-B gift cards.
      Deadline: Nov. 27  
      Submit online
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      The Creek Open Mic

      See comedians try out their newest material, and if you'd like to sign up, send your full name to [email protected].
      Sundays, 8pm. Free with RSVP; $5 at the door.  
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      Trap Yoga: NamasDrake Edition

      Experience vinyasa flow set to Drake's best music.
      Sun., March 5, 4pm. $25.  
      Black Swan Yoga, 2800 S. I-35 #310, Round Rock
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      UT Softball

      Longhorn Invitational, vs. Princeton, Tennessee State, McNeese, and Louisiana.
      Fri.-Sun., March 3-5  
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      We Are Blood T-Shirt Giveaway

      To kick off the month of March, We Are Blood will give all blood/platelet donors a specially designed T-shirt for supporting local patients.
      March 1-12  
      Any We Are Blood donation center
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      Weatherizing for Historic Homes

      As extreme weather becomes more common, Preservation Austin presents a timely seminar about how to weatherize older and historic homes, with an eye toward preserving character while improving energy efficiency.
      Tue., March 7, 6-8pm; register by March 5. $15 for members, $20 for nonmembers.  
      Virtual
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      WIC Mobile Unit

      Resources and info about Austin Public Health’s Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) supplemental nutrition program for qualifying pregnant women, new mothers, and young children.
      Check online for current schedule. Free.  
      Various locations

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